Friday, December 11, 2015

Back to school!!

Big 1st grader and 2nd grader!!!!  They were so excited for their first day. After picking them up Gavin's response about his day was, "well that was wild!" Day 2 was horrible and then by the third day he loved it. :) Classes of almost 30 kids was very different from their 10 person classes at private school.  So thankful for their wonderful teachers and that they both are loving school so much. 
Love these two!!!

Santa Fe

Pics from our trip to Santa Fe before school started back in August. We stayed in the cutest condo and the Holguins came and joined us. The kids loved hiking and we had a great time!  

We even did some geocaching! Gavin got Ethiopian money and Madison got a key chain.

Friday, June 01, 2012


We went to our annual Dave Matthews concert with our great friends the Clark's. It was extra fun this year with the opening Amish hipster band and the girl who would never sit down in front of us because she had to be dancing. Dave was awesome as always and they played one song for over 30 minutes- major jamming out :)
It was a fun kid free weekend- they went to Isaiah's adoption (Yay!!!)and Zackery's bday party in College Station with Pawpaw.

It's gonna be May

Some fun pics from this month....

A date with Mommy

Gavin and I got to go on a fun mommy and son date to the Rangers game. We were both do excited and had so much fun, even though they lost :(
The best part of the night was definitely just getting to talk to him about whatever he wanted to. He told me wanted to grow up and be a great dad and also sell nuts and bolts like Daddy. The funniest line he said was when we were walking back to the car Gavin wanted to run but I told him no bc there was too much traffic and he said "but I really wanted to run off into the sunset!!" hahah!!
Love this boy and can't believe how fast he is growing up!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

We love zoo Wednesday's

Last Wednesday we went to the ft worth zoo (love half price day!) for the last time until school is back in session and the temp is not above 100.

Madison's favorites are still the elephants and the hippos. We looked at the one hairy, saggy elephant that was out that day for at least 30 minutes :) Madi went on and on about how cute he was. Then we watched the hippos for a loooong time. We saw them lift their heads up about 5 times which was exciting.

They had the new amphitheater open and we watched a play in which they brought out all kinds of neat animals.
They asked for some kid volunteers to come on stage and they got to hold a huge python (sick!!)! Gavin was surprisingly extremely disappointed he did not get to hold a snake so we went on a quest to find a snake for him to hold, but had no luck. So instead we got ice cream (way better than holding a snake!).

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Yes, Gavin did have a birthday

Some Gavin birthday pics....from 3 months ago

The birthday boy- my big 3 year old (note the fajita stains from the dinner- no white next year)

The birthday table, which I wanted outside, but it was too windy. Gavin did NOT like the balloons blowing in the wind, it made him quite upset. The birthday banner I made from really cool black/white/red scrapbook papers, it turned out cute, but its hard to tell in the pic
I also made the cupcakes, 2 dozen red velvet, 2 dozen funfetti. Half of them were good. It was less expensive, but I was sad not to get Gavin a cool cake this year (and did I mention half of the cupcakes were not good?), I think next year we will go back to good ole Aunt Nories.
Birthday Boy cupcake- isn't the stand too cute??
Gavin with some of his little guests, unfortunately all the rest of the pics from present time are on the other hard drive and Madi just woke up from her nap, so none of those

Monday, August 16, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010


Finally got my iphone mess figured out! So here are the pics I took on my phone of our golf fun.

Gavin's sweet golf clubs he got for his bday that Jordan wishes were his. The bag even has the little kickstand, isn't that so cute!! (is it called a kickstand?? Or is that only on bikes???)
First you must pick your club.
Then you pick either a yellow or white ball and scoot in in front of you using your club. No you cannot hit Madi's shoe- it must be a ball. Why did she take off her shoes and put them in the ball pile?? Wait- why are her shoes off? Where is she???

Oh there she is, climbing into the net where Gavin is about the hit the ball.
Now Gavin has to take a turn in the net.
Finally ready to take a swing.

Always keep your eyes on the ball.... And on Madison when their are golf clubs around.